How fantastic of an event! I became affiliated with Pink Ribbon Connection 3 years ago as a volunteer. I stepped up my commitment to the foundation this year and became a chairman of the Nordstrom Fashion Show, Pearls of Pink. I wasn’t sure what I was getting into, but I loved every minute of this role. All of the models are breast cancer survivors or work in the medical profession of supporting breast cancer patients. It is such a wonderful and moving event. I held back tears quite a few time during the show. Every single person that has a role in this experience is extraordinary.
The Pink Ribbon Connection offers breast cancer support to survivors and families and, also, provides community awareness about this critical disease. Nordstrom’s flew in representatives from New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago to put on this fundraiser. I have very little real connection to this cause, but I do get my knack of volunteerism from my lovely mother Carole, who drove down from Fort Wayne with her best friend to support me and my charity.
Thank you to my Mom and Betty for supporting this event. A huge thanks to all the volunteers who help put the show on. And a gigantic appreciation to all those that spent their hard earned money to attend this fashion show and keep raising awareness for breast cancer research. I will gladly fill this role again next year and look forward to working with so many wonderful people and survivors. Here’s video of the lovely fashion show and models.
If anyone needs a pink “Lance” type bracelet to support October’s cause, shoot me an email and I’ll get you one.